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Image: Presentation during Hamilton Arts Week (2019).


The Volunteer Board of Directors for Hamilton Arts Council (HAC) invites applications to join us as long serving directors’ terms end, and as we continue to reflect the community we serve. 

About Hamilton Arts Council (HAC):

Founded in 1969 and Incorporated in 1973, HAC is one of the longest serving arts councils in Ontario. Our current programming includes the digital arts platform The Arty Crowd / Groupe Arti. This new website is a central hub connecting art lovers and artists of all genres from across the Greater Hamilton Area (GHA). Check it out and set-up an account setup in english at, or en français à


Board members are responsible for:

  • Monitoring the strategic direction and fiscal accountability of the organization;

  • Building the board’s reputation and moving the organization forward by demonstrating the principles of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in all interactions; 

  • Participating in monthly online board meetings of up to 90 minutes; 

  • Participating on sub-committees as may be needed from time-to-time;

  • Demonstrating commitment to fundraising by assisting in the identification and solicitation of sponsorships and donations; 

  • Attending HAC hosted events, and acting as a vocal and positive ambassador and advocate of HAC’s mandate, vision and mission; and 

  • Serving a minimum of one two-year term, to a maximum of three two-year terms. 


Applications to join the board are being encouraged from those who are:

  • Living/working in the Greater Hamilton Area, including Six Nations of the Grand River;

  • Members of communities that are: BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour), LGBTQ2S+, Deaf, persons with disabilities, neurodivergent, Francophone and Francophile, and youth (under 30-years-old);

  • Artists (from all genres including: dance, fashion, film/television, literary arts, music, theatre, visual arts), arts supporters, arts administrators, or business entrepreneurs; and

  • Experienced in one of the following areas: marketing, fundraising, legal or finance.


Please submit your application to:

HAC Board President at
Closing date Thursday, April 6, 2023

Build your resume, indulge your passion for the arts, and be an integral part of the broader GHA arts community as, “We advocate for the arts as integral to a healthy community, and provide inclusive opportunities to build connection and sustainability.”

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